Annual Report 2014

Executive Board and Management Board (Dec 31, 2014)

Heikki Malinen

President and CEO

b. 1962, M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA (Harvard)
Joined Posti in 2012

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2012): President and CEO
  • Pöyry Plc (2008–2012): President and CEO
  • UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Helsinki, Finland (2006–2008): Executive Vice President, Strategy; Member of the UPM Executive Team
  • UPM North America, Chicago, USA (2004–2005): President
  • UPM North America, Chicago, USA (2002–2003): President of Sales
  • Jaakko Pöyry Consulting, New York, USA (2000–2001): Managing Partner
  • McKinsey & Co, Atlanta, USA (1997–1999): Engagement Manager
  • UPM Paper Divisions, Helsinki, Finland (1994–1996): Director of Business Development

Positions of trust:

  • Chairman of the Board: OpusCapita
  • Member of the Board: Outokumpu Plc, Service Sector Employers PALTA, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company, EastOffice
  • Member of the Supervisory Board: The Finnish Fair Corporation
  • Member of the Audit Committee: Outokumpu Plc

 

Sanna Ahonen

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Development

b. 1969, M.Sc. (Econ.), BA (International Relations, Politics)
Joined Posti in 2014

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2014): Senior Vice President, Strategy and Development, ICT, M&A, BI and eCommerce
  • Finnair (2011–2013): Vice President, Corporate Development
  • Nokia Siemens Networks (2010–2011): Head of BSO BE
  • Nokia Siemens Networks (2007–2009): Head of Strategic Change Projects
  • Basware Inc (2006–2007): Vice President, Global Consulting
  • Nokia, Vodafone CBT (2005–2006): Director, Customer Projects & Quality
  • Nokia (2001–2005): Business Development Manager, Business Development Unit
  • Nokia (1999–2000), Executive Leadership Training

Sari Helander

CFO

b. 1967, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Joined Posti in 2011

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2011): CFO
  • Nokia Corporation (2001–2011): Vice President, Business Reporting & Control; various control and financial management positions
  • Nokia Networks (1994–2001)
  • Helsingin Tilikartta, Interbank, Union Bank of Finland (1986–1992)

Positions of trust:

  • Vice Chairman of the Board: OpusCapita
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee: OpusCapita

 

Jaana Jokinen

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

b. 1957, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Joined Posti in 2009

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2009): Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • Nokia Corporation (2004–2009): HR Director for Demand Supply Network Management
  • Nokia Networks (2001–2003): global managerial positions in HR
  • Nokia Networks (1995–2001): managerial positions in customer training in Finland and China
  • Learning Systems Ltd (1990–1995): Consultant for HR Development
  • ICL (1986–1989), Training Manager

Jani Jolkkonen

Senior Vice President, Postal Services

b. 1973, M.Sc. (Tech.), EMBA
Joined Posti in 2002

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2015): Senior Vice President, Postal Services
  • Itella Corporation (2013–2014): Senior Vice President, Itella Logistics
  • Itella Corporation (2004–2013): managerial positions in Delivery and Marketing Services and Operations at Itella Mail Communications
  • Itella Corporation (2002–2004): Business Controller
  • Telia Mobile (2001–2002): Business Controller
  • Digiscope (2000–2001): Business Consultant
  • Cap Gemini Ernst & Young (1998–2000): Consultant

Jukka Rosenberg

Senior Vice President, Parcel and Logistics Services

b. 1962, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Joined Posti in 2011

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2015): Senior Vice President, Parcel and Logistics Services
  • Itella Corporation (2011–2014): Senior Vice President, Itella Mail Communications
  • IBM Global Services (2006–2011): Executive, Strategic Outsourcing
  • Tieto Corporation (1997–2006): Senior Vice President, Financial Services Sector
  • Fujitsu Services Oy (1985–1997): managerial positions in international sales and marketing

Positions of trust:

  • Member of the Board: Finnish Federation for Communications and Teleinformatics (FiCom)

Nikolay Voinov

President, Itella Russia

b. 1973, M.Sc. (Tech.), M.Sc. (Econ.)
Joined Posti in 2013

Employment history:

  • Itella (since 2013): President, Itella Russia
  • DPD Russia (2008–2013): Country Manager
  • DPD Russia (2007–2008): First Deputy of Country General Manager
  • TNT Express Worldwide (2006–2007): Country Operations Manager, Russia (Deputy CEO)
  • TNT Express Worldwide (2005–2006): St. Petersburg Branch Manager
  • TNT Express Worldwide (2002–2005): Moscow Branch Manager
  • TNT Express Worldwide (1999–2002): Sales and Marketing Manager

Timo J. Anttila

Vice President, Stakeholder Relations, Communications and Corporate Responsibility

b. 1962, M.A. (Political History)
Joined Posti in 2013

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2013): Vice President, Stakeholder Relations, Communications and Corporate Responsibility
  • Danske Bank (2008–2013): Head of Communications
  • Sampo Bank (2007–2008): Communications Manager
  • Ilta-Sanomat (2003–2007): Head of Political Desk and Financial Editor
  • Iltalehti (2002–2003), Financial Editor
  • Iltalehti (1989–2002): Head of Political Desk, Political Editor

Pirjo Kaasinen

Vice President, Brand and Marketing

b. 1963, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Joined Posti in 2012

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2015): Vice President, Brand and Marketing
  • Itella Corporation (2012–2014): Vice President, Marketing, Communications, Sales and Business Insight
  • Digi TV Plus Ltd (2011–2012): Sales Director
  • Eniro (2005–2011): Director, Marketing and Communications; Business Director
  • Elisa (2004–2005): Marketing Director
  • Radiolinja (2001–2004): Marketing Director and Business Area Director
  • Canon (1991–2001): Marketing Manager, Business Manager
  • Suorayhtiöt (1988–1991): Product Manager

Markku Gerdt

Vice President, Sourcing

b. 1970, BEng, Master of Business Administration
Joined Posti in 2012

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2014): Vice President, Sourcing
  • Itella Corporation (2012–2014): various management roles in Itella Mail Communications’ and Itella Group’s Sourcing
  • Nokia Spain SAU (2010–2012): Senior Sourcing Manager
  • Nokia Corporation (2006–2010): Group Manager for Finland and Eurasia Sourcing and various other positions in sourcing organization
  • Elisa Networks (1998–2006): various management roles

Antero Palmolahti

Strategic Chief Shop Steward of Posti Group Corporation; Finnish Post and Logistics Union PAU (employee representative)

b. 1952
Joined Posti in 1971

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 1971): postal worker, various positions as safety representative and chief shop steward

Positions of trust:

  • Chairman of the Board: Posti Personnel Fund, Hotel and Training Center Heimari Ltd

 

Esa Viitamäki

CIO

b. 1958, B.Sc.
Joined Posti in 2013

Employment history:

  • Posti Group Corporation (since 2013): CIO
  • Tapiola (2009–2013): CIO
  • Tieto Corporation (2004–2009): Vice President, Common Processes; Vice President, Financial Services
  • Primasoft Ltd (2002–2004): Senior Vice President
  • Tieto Corporation (2001): General Manager
  • Pohjolan ATK-palvelu Oy (1998–2001): Managing Director

Members of the Executive Board

  • Heikki Malinen

  • Sanna Ahonen

  • Sari Helander

  • Jaana Jokinen

  • Jani Jolkkonen

  • Jukka Rosenberg

  • Nikolay Voinov

Management Board

  • Timo J. Anttila

  • Pirjo Kaasinen

  • Markku Gerdt

  • Antero Palmolahti

  • Esa Viitamäki